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Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts

Resources digitised by Sydney Living Museums

This selection of digitised resources comes from the collections of Sydney Living Museums’ historic house museums and the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection. The collection includes domestic sheet music and manuscript transcriptions either as single pieces or groups of pieces bound together into volumes by their owners. Much of the music is dated and inscribed and reflects the musical taste, skills, pedagogy and networks of early Australian colonists and their children and gra...



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Topics: Dowling songbook, Singing - Study and Teaching, Singing - Methods, Rouse Hill House & Farm,...
Contents : The arrow and the song--The Brook--The song of the blind girl to her harp--The bird song--The bridge/J.T.M. Harrison--The careless word/Mrs Norton--The captive greek girl/J.W. Hobbs--The heart bow'd down/M.W. Balfe--The last meeting/ G. Linley--The landing of the pilgrim fathers/Mrs Heman's sister [Harriet Browne]--The last rose of summer/Sir John Stevenson--The messenger bird, or thou art come from the spirits' land, duet/Mrs Heman's sister--The Roman girl's song/Mrs Heman's...
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Rice, Tom (Thomas Dartmouth), 1808-1860; Godbe, S.
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by Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892; Dickson, Ellen, 1819-1878
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Topics: Miss Gittins songbook, binders volume of sheet music, songs with piano, Throsby Park, Provenance -...
For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue. Download the full songbook The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: binders volume of sheet music, songs with piano, Wilhelmina Burne songbook, Rouse Hill House &...
For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue Download the full songbook Performance video and audio of Logie o'Buchan as featured in Songs of Home exhibition  The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Elouis songbook, sheet music, songs with piano, Scottish song, Caroline Simpson Library &...
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by Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872; Loder, Edward (Edward James), 1813-1865
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Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts
by Valentine, John; Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848; Kenney, James, 1780-1849
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Domestic Sheet Music and Manuscripts
by Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870; Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873
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by Rodwell, G. Herbert (George Herbert), 1800-1852; Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873
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by Blewitt, Jonathan, 1782-1853; Dalrymple, J. S.
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Topics: Margaret Hazlitt volume, binders volume of sheet music, sheet music, Stewart Symonds collection,...
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by Hobbs, J. W. (John William), 1799-1877; Pardoe (Julia), Miss, 1806-1862
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Topics: Haidee B Harris songbook, songs with violin, Scottish song, sheet music, Stewart Symonds...
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by Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855.; Planche, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880
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by Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874; Neukomm, Sigismund, Ritter von, 1778-1858
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by Bayley, F. W. N. (Frederic William Naylor), 1808-1853; Waller, Sidney
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by Albert, Charles Louis Napoleon d', 1809-1886.
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue. The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, songs with piano, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia,...
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by Cooke, T. (Thomas), 1782-1848; Kenney, James, 1780-1849; Auber, D.F.E. (Daniel Francois Esprit), 1782-1871
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by Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874; Neukomm, Sigismund, Ritter von, 1778-1858
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by Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868
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by Owen, Harriet Mary Browne, 1798–1858; Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835
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Rouse Hill House & Farm
by Moncrieff, W. T. (William Thomas), 1794-1857; Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826
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by Lavenu, Louis Henry, 1818-1859
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by Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835; Owen, Harriet Mary Browne, 1798-1858
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by Jeffreys, Charles; Lee, George Alexander, 1802-1851
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by Aide, Hamilton; Gabriel, Mary Anne Virginia 1825-1877
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by Owen, Harriet Mary Browne, 1798–1858; Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835
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by Jullien, Louis Antoine, 1812-1860
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For full bibliographic record see our Library Catalogue. The digitisation, research and interpretation of this sheet music has been made possible by a generous donation made by Cecelia Clarke and her family.
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Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, songs with piano, Provenance - Australia, Rouse Hill House & Farm,...
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Topics: Dowling songbook, songs with piano, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia, sheet...
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by Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870.; Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860.
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by Byron, George Lordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824; Nathan, Isaac, 1792-1864
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by John Barnett, 1802-1890; Barnett, C. Z. (Charles Zachary); Shannon, F. S., Mrs.
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by Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864.
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Topics: Wilhelmina Burne songbook, songs with piano, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Provenance - Australia,...